07.14.15

Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Weapons of Mass Destruction: Bolstering DHS to Combat Persistent Threats to America

July 14, 2015 6:00 PM | 311 Cannon House Office Building

This joint hearing will review the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) proposal to consolidate certain weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and explosives defense activities at DHS headquarters to ensure America is prepared to combat these threats.

Opening Statements

Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement [PDF]

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., Subcommittee Chairman 
Opening Statement [PDF]

Live Stream

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Witnesses

PANEL I

Dr. Reginald Brothers
Under Secretary for Science and Technology
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]

Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield
Assistant Secretary
Office of Health Affairs
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]

Dr. Huban Gowadia
Director
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]

PANEL II

Mr. Alan D. Cohn
Counsel
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Witness Statement [PDF]
Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF]

Mr. Rick “Ozzie” Nelson
Senior Associate
Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Witness Statement [PDF]

Mr. Warren Stern
Former Director
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement [PDF]
Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF]